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The 20 Most Influential People in Poker - #13 - Doyle Brunson

31 March 2011 , By: compncards
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The lucky #13 spot on the 20 Most Influential People in Poker list goes to the one player that truly transcends the game. Like Mohammad Ali in boxing, Jack Nicklaus in golf, Babe Ruth in baseball, Joe Namath in football or Michael Jordan in basketball, this player is probably one of the most recognizable poker players of all time. That's right, #13 is Doyle Brunson. Known as "The Godfather of Poker," Brunson is usually the first name that comes to mind when the term "poker greatness" is spoken.
Categories: 20 Most Influential People in Poker, Doyle Brunson, Godfather of Poker, Texas Dolly, WSOP

Would You Give These People Money?

30 March 2011 , By: compncards
Ninja Beggar
Kathy Liebert and I have been tweeting back and forth on twitter recently about something that is a part of life in many large cities, and has even spread to some smaller communities. You go into a gas station or are at a local shopping center and someone comes up to you telling you that they are having hard times and are wondering if you could spare them some spare change or a dollar. The question we discussed was whether you would actually give them money or not. Personally, it depends on the situation and how it goes down.
Categories: giving money to the homeless, Helping the homeless, Las Vegas

Train With Phil Ivey and Rule the Land of Pokerz

24 March 2011 , By: compncards
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If there is one person in the poker world whom you would want to learn poker from who would it be? We all know who my choice is in the matter. Today, I almost wet myself when I saw the following site: www. philivey. com[http://www.
Categories: Full Tilt Poker, Online poker, Phil Ivey, Super System

Mike Sexton Replaced as WPT Host

20 March 2011 , By: compncards
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Mike Sexton had to give up his final table announcing duties at the Bay 101 World Poker Tour event on Friday. The reason was that he actually made the final table. He wound up finishing in 6th place. Mike Matusow also made the final table and ultimately finished in 3rd place.
Categories: Bay 101, Mike Matusow, Mike Sexton, World Poker Tour, WPT

The All-Time Money List - Sponsored by Full Tilt Poker

15 March 2011 , By: compncards
Onyx Cup
Yesterday Full Tilt Poker announced the creation of the Onyx Cup. It is a series of live high. stakes tournaments with buy-ins from $100,000 to $300,000. In a nutshell, the top 3 players in each event get points toward the Onyx Cup.
Categories: All-Time Money List, Doyle Brunson, Erik Seidel, Full Tilt, Full Tilt Poker, Onyx Cup, Onyx Cup Poker Series, Phil Ivey
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